Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > London
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 109 190
Rank change year-on-year +21 +81 +130
Contract jobs citing Office 365 1404 1026 639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.95% 2.30% 1.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.57% 15.92% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 744 469
London median daily rate £375 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +4.11% -5.81%
10th Percentile £136 £170 £155
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
England median daily rate £340 £360 £350
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 15 9
London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +14.29% -1.41%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £165.00 £28.75 £58.20
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -6.25%

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 9017 6443 3826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.96% 14.42% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6751 4742 2838
London median daily rate £500 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +6.74% +4.71%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £275
90th Percentile £638 £625 £617
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 51 29
London median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +30.01% -12.59%
10th Percentile £11.48 £12.13 £11.10
90th Percentile £81.50 £97.50 £55.20
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +6.25%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Office 365 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in London over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in London over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the London region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +57 310 £400 - 34
West London +11 46 £350 - 16
East London +8 40 £488 +78.90% 14
South London -28 33 £300 +9.09% 4
North London -9 13 £230 -29.23% 3
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 768 (54.70%) Windows
2 593 (42.24%) Microsoft
3 568 (40.46%) Active Directory
4 390 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 379 (26.99%) Windows 10
6 323 (23.01%) SharePoint
7 319 (22.72%) Migration
8 256 (18.23%) Microsoft Office
9 255 (18.16%) Windows Server
10 243 (17.31%) Finance
11 239 (17.02%) VMware
12 214 (15.24%) Windows 7
13 209 (14.89%) MS Exchange
14 204 (14.53%) SCCM
15 191 (13.60%) PowerShell
16 185 (13.18%) ITIL
17 181 (12.89%) Citrix
18 180 (12.82%) Skype
19 177 (12.61%) Skype for Business
20 129 (9.19%) Agile Software Development
21 128 (9.12%) Cisco
22 119 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
22 119 (8.48%) Security Cleared
23 116 (8.26%) Windows Server 2012
24 109 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification
25 107 (7.62%) Project Management
26 106 (7.55%) Azure Active Directory
27 94 (6.70%) DNS
28 93 (6.62%) Windows Server 2008
29 90 (6.41%) SC Cleared

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 323 (23.01%) SharePoint
2 209 (14.89%) MS Exchange
3 177 (12.61%) Skype for Business
4 88 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 67 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 44 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 26 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
8 23 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 15 (1.07%) IIS
11 8 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.36%) Confluence
12 5 (0.36%) Drupal
13 4 (0.28%) WordPress
14 3 (0.21%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.14%) Apache
15 2 (0.14%) CMS
Applications
1 256 (18.23%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.71%) InfoPath
6 8 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
8 3 (0.21%) InVision
9 2 (0.14%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.14%) Revit
9 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.071%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 34 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.21%) Eikon
5 2 (0.14%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.071%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.071%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.071%) Summit
6 1 (0.071%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 390 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 106 (7.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 86 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
4 72 (5.13%) OneDrive
5 50 (3.56%) PaaS
6 45 (3.21%) IaaS
7 36 (2.56%) Yammer
8 28 (1.99%) SaaS
9 27 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
10 19 (1.35%) Mimecast
11 14 (1.00%) G Suite
12 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.21%) Slack
14 2 (0.14%) Serverless
15 1 (0.071%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 180 (12.82%) Skype
2 94 (6.70%) DNS
3 87 (6.20%) Firewall
4 75 (5.34%) DHCP
5 73 (5.20%) VPN
6 71 (5.06%) WAN
7 63 (4.49%) LAN
8 53 (3.77%) TCP/IP
9 49 (3.49%) Internet
10 48 (3.42%) SAN
11 32 (2.28%) VLAN
11 32 (2.28%) Wireless
12 28 (1.99%) Intranet
13 25 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
14 24 (1.71%) Remote Desktop
15 19 (1.35%) VoIP
16 18 (1.28%) MPLS
17 17 (1.21%) Unified Communications
18 13 (0.93%) Network Security
19 12 (0.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (4.06%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
3 14 (1.00%) Power BI
4 13 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (0.57%) Big Data
6 8 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (0.57%) WhereScape RED
7 5 (0.36%) Blockchain
7 5 (0.36%) MySQL
8 4 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.21%) Clusterpoint
9 3 (0.21%) EDRMS
9 3 (0.21%) MS Access
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.14%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.14%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (1.35%) JIRA
2 14 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (0.85%) Zephyr
4 11 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (0.57%) gulp
5 8 (0.57%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.43%) MSI
7 5 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.21%) Axure RP
8 3 (0.21%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.21%) Visual Studio Code
9 2 (0.14%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.14%) JMeter
9 2 (0.14%) Selenium
10 1 (0.071%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.071%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.071%) Bower
10 1 (0.071%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.071%) NUnit
10 1 (0.071%) PhpStorm
General
1 243 (17.31%) Finance
2 70 (4.99%) Banking
3 49 (3.49%) Retail
4 39 (2.78%) Legal
5 26 (1.85%) Advertising
6 20 (1.42%) Law
6 20 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.21%) Marketing
8 13 (0.93%) Publishing
9 11 (0.78%) German Language
10 10 (0.71%) Back Office
10 10 (0.71%) Retail Banking
11 9 (0.64%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.50%) French Language
13 5 (0.36%) Front Office
13 5 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.28%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.28%) Local Government
15 3 (0.21%) Electronics
15 3 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 220 (15.67%) Analyst
2 134 (9.54%) Architect
3 132 (9.40%) Consultant
4 125 (8.90%) Support Engineer
5 119 (8.48%) Project Manager
6 101 (7.19%) 2nd Line Support
7 95 (6.77%) Desktop Support
8 88 (6.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 83 (5.91%) Support Analyst
10 82 (5.84%) Windows Engineer
11 76 (5.41%) Office 365 Engineer
11 76 (5.41%) Office 365 Manager
12 75 (5.34%) Office 365 Consultant
13 66 (4.70%) IT Support
14 64 (4.56%) Service Analyst
15 61 (4.34%) Developer
16 60 (4.27%) Service Desk Analyst
17 55 (3.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 54 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 48 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (3.99%) .NET
2 53 (3.77%) HTML
3 37 (2.64%) CSS
4 26 (1.85%) ASP.NET
4 26 (1.85%) REST
4 26 (1.85%) Web Services
5 19 (1.35%) React
6 18 (1.28%) jQuery
7 14 (1.00%) Node.js
8 13 (0.93%) AngularJS
9 12 (0.85%) HTML5
10 11 (0.78%) .NET Framework
10 11 (0.78%) SAML
11 10 (0.71%) SailPoint
12 9 (0.64%) JSON
12 9 (0.64%) SOAP
12 9 (0.64%) Software Packaging
13 8 (0.57%) OpenID
13 8 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (0.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 80 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (5.20%) Data Centre
3 39 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 35 (2.49%) Video Conferencing
5 31 (2.21%) Blackberry
5 31 (2.21%) iPhone
6 27 (1.92%) User Experience
7 24 (1.71%) Computer Science
7 24 (1.71%) PKI
8 21 (1.50%) BYOD
9 16 (1.14%) Social Media
10 14 (1.00%) Fat Client
10 14 (1.00%) Public Cloud
10 14 (1.00%) Thin Client
11 13 (0.93%) iPad
12 12 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
12 12 (0.85%) Mobile App
13 11 (0.78%) Microsoft Licensing
14 9 (0.64%) Replication
15 8 (0.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 768 (54.70%) Windows
2 379 (26.99%) Windows 10
3 255 (18.16%) Windows Server
4 214 (15.24%) Windows 7
5 116 (8.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 93 (6.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (3.77%) Apple iOS
8 51 (3.63%) Android
9 45 (3.21%) Windows 8
10 41 (2.92%) Linux
11 28 (1.99%) Mac OS X
12 23 (1.64%) Mac OS
13 18 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (0.71%) Unix
15 8 (0.57%) Windows Phone
15 8 (0.57%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.50%) CentOS
17 5 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 3 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (22.72%) Migration
2 185 (13.18%) ITIL
3 129 (9.19%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (7.62%) Project Management
5 76 (5.41%) PRINCE2
6 67 (4.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 56 (3.99%) Change Management
8 50 (3.56%) Business Intelligence
8 50 (3.56%) Service Delivery
9 49 (3.49%) Mobile Device Management
10 48 (3.42%) CRM
11 45 (3.21%) Service Management
12 37 (2.64%) Scrum
13 36 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
14 34 (2.42%) DevOps
14 34 (2.42%) Workflow
15 30 (2.14%) Business Analysis
16 27 (1.92%) Asset Management
16 27 (1.92%) Incident Management
16 27 (1.92%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 191 (13.60%) PowerShell
2 85 (6.05%) SQL
3 52 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 39 (2.78%) C#
5 20 (1.42%) VBScript
6 17 (1.21%) C
7 15 (1.07%) Java
8 13 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 12 (0.85%) TypeScript
10 8 (0.57%) VB
11 5 (0.36%) VBA
12 3 (0.21%) PHP
13 2 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 119 (8.48%) Security Cleared
2 109 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 90 (6.41%) SC Cleared
4 67 (4.77%) MCSE
5 58 (4.13%) Degree
6 37 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (1.71%) MCP
8 23 (1.64%) CCNA
8 23 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (1.57%) MCSA
10 17 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
10 17 (1.21%) PMI Certification
10 17 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 16 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (1.14%) MCITP
12 15 (1.07%) PMP
13 14 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
14 13 (0.93%) MCDST
15 11 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
15 11 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.78%) PMO
2 30 (2.14%) SLA
3 22 (1.57%) GDPR
4 13 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.36%) QA
7 5 (0.36%) RMADS
8 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.071%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 568 (40.46%) Active Directory
2 119 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (4.91%) Hyper-V
4 49 (3.49%) XenApp
5 35 (2.49%) vSphere
6 26 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 18 (1.28%) BitLocker
7 18 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
8 17 (1.21%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
10 11 (0.78%) DFS Replication
10 11 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.43%) XenServer
13 4 (0.28%) Xen
14 3 (0.21%) Docker
14 3 (0.21%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.071%) Snort
15 1 (0.071%) UAG
Systems Management
1 204 (14.53%) SCCM
2 55 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 27 (1.92%) SCOM
4 23 (1.64%) AirWatch
5 19 (1.35%) Backup Exec
6 14 (1.00%) Jamf Pro
7 11 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 10 (0.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 9 (0.64%) Ansible
9 9 (0.64%) NetBackup
10 7 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (0.50%) WSUS
11 6 (0.43%) XenMobile
12 5 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.36%) Puppet
12 5 (0.36%) vCenter Server
13 4 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
14 3 (0.21%) Nagios
Vendors
1 593 (42.24%) Microsoft
2 239 (17.02%) VMware
3 181 (12.89%) Citrix
4 128 (9.12%) Cisco
5 71 (5.06%) Apple
6 49 (3.49%) HP
7 45 (3.21%) Dell
8 35 (2.49%) Veeam
9 29 (2.07%) NetApp
10 26 (1.85%) EMC
11 25 (1.78%) ServiceNow
12 24 (1.71%) Adobe
13 22 (1.57%) CheckPoint
13 22 (1.57%) Meraki
14 21 (1.50%) Symantec
15 20 (1.42%) Altiris
15 20 (1.42%) Oracle
16 18 (1.28%) Avaya
16 18 (1.28%) SAP
17 16 (1.14%) Juniper